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Abreu Advogados

Abreu Advogados is recommended for patent disputes and IP-related transactions. The law firm is experienced in advising technology, pharmaceutical and life science companies. Manuel Durães Rocha is a key contact in its IP department. Rocha is supported by other partners, such as Ricardo Henriques, and a team of associates. Case studies show the firm represented Sanovel in a patent infringement action.

AG da Cunha Ferreira

AG Da Cunha Ferreira is a well-established IP agency for patent protection and portfolio management work. Teresa Crespo heads the patent department. The firm deals with patent protection work in the Portuguese patent office and the EPO. Case studies show the firm's clients include Ericsson and Grünenthal.

Baptista Monteverde & Associados (BMA)

Baptista Monteverde e Associados is well-regarded by rivals in IP and commercial litigation. The firm is known for advising pharmaceutical and technology companies on disputes and portfolio management. Paulo Monteverde is highly recommended by his peers in patent litigation. Filipe Teixeira Baptista is another notable lawyer in the firm for IP disputes.


Clarke Modet & Co operates out of four offices across Brazil. The firm is recognised for its patent filing and prosecution practice in Latin America. Rafael Freire is a key firm contact.


International law firm Garrigues can advise clients on contentious and non-contentious patent issues in Portugal. Its Portuguese IP team can also rely on the support of IP colleagues in other European offices. João Miranda de Sousa is a key IP contact in the Portuguese office.

J Pereira da Cruz

J Pereira da Cruz is best known for dealing with IP protection and portfolio management work. Nuno Cruz and João Pereira da Cruz are key patent contacts in the firm. The firm announced that its founding partner Jorge Cruz passed away in May 2019.


RCF Protecting Innovation is one of the best firms in Portugal for patent filing and prosecution work. Key technical fields covered include pharmaceutical, chemistry and medical devices. Pedro Alves Moreira and Jorge Faustino are among the experienced patent attorneys in the firm. The firm's patent attorneys are also active in patent litigation support work.


VdA (Vieira de Almeida) is a full-service business law firm with an experienced team of lawyers for IP disputes and transactions. The team is known for advising companies in the TMT and pharmaceutical sectors. Head of IP António de Magalhães Cardoso is the key contact for IP clients. Recent patent case studies show the firm represented Boehringer Ingelheim in a patent dispute.